The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) extends south of Sydney, about 250km along this picturesque coastal strip, and provides world class health care to its community of more than 400,000 residents. ISLHD is one of the region’s largest employers with a workforce of more than 7,300 across eight hospital sites and more than 60 community health services, and an annual budget of approximately $1 billion. ISLHD has an experienced leadership team and is now seeking an outstanding Director of Medical Services (DMS) to join this team and help lead the delivery of world class health care services for The Northern Illawarra Hospital Group (NIHG). This is the largest of 3 networks within the district and comprises Wollongong Hospital campus (500 beds) which includes the Illawarra Regional Cancer Centre; Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre; and Coledale Hospital which specialises in rehabilitation and aged care services. Working closely the NIHG GM and Executive and the broader District Executive, the DMS will:
We are seeking an experienced medical leader who has ideally held a DMS (or potentially deputy DMS role) within a comparable scale of health service, either metropolitan or regional, and who has a track record of leading and driving successful transformation. The person may hold a RACMA Fellowship or be on their pathway to Fellowship; we equally value clinical leaders with Fellowship from another College. Critical to the person’s success will be their proven track record of leading diverse medical teams and initiatives within a complex hospital or health service. The person will demonstrate strong communication and engagement skills and a track record of successfully forging powerful relationships with medical staff, the executive team and the broader clinical community.
This represents an exciting opportunity to support world class healthcare across this thriving and growing community. It also offers the prospect of living in the beautiful and picturesque coastal region of NSW and becoming part of the friendly and community centred culture which the area is renowned for.
NSW Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community it serves. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
For a confidential discussion, to review the role description or to apply, please call Rob Macmillan on 02 9091 3266 or email email@example.com quoting reference 28095.